To Improve Matara District as the most Developed District in the Country by improving living standard of Peoples.


Our Mission is to Implement, monitor programs and projects through productive Coordination of Physical, Human and Financial Resources and Institutions, with Transparency, Justice and Friendship, in According with state policies, for a Sustainable Development so that District and its People are able to Contribute in the total National Development.


  • Expansion of economy Opportunities for Income and Employments.
  • Enhancing the living standard of the people.
  • Creation of better Eco - friendly environment.
  • Empower of Sustainable House Hold Economic Unit.
  • Expansion of Rural Infrastructure facilities.


  • Sustainable Development of house Hold units of 650 G.N. Divisions in the sixteen Divisional Secretariats.
  • Improvement of Rural Infrastructure Facilities as need.
  • Increasing sectorial distribution of Gamperaliya Program, DCB and other Development Program allocation of the rural area in the District.
  • Achieving 100% both physical and financial Progress under the District Development Program.
  • Updating & Completing of Resource Profile in all D.S. Division before the end of 2nd quarter in every year.
  • Updating district Data base system before the end of 2nd quarter in every year.
  • Solving the Development issues of the District through District coordinating Committee.





  • Conducting District Coordinating Committee.
  • Facilitating Development policy of the District.
  • Overall Planning and Programming of the District Development Program with the following major Components.
  • Economic Development Planning.
  • Structural Planning.
  • Infrastructure facilities and public utilities planning.
  • Facilitation of Private Sector investments.
  • Promotions of Socio Cultural and Tourism.
  • Overall Coordination, Monitoring, and progress review of the Development Programs.
  • Implementation of Decentralized Capital Budget Program.
  • Implementation of Gamperaliya Program.
  • Implementation of Nilwala Program.
  • Implementation of Flood Damage Program.
  • Implementation of Grama Shakthi Program.
  • Implementation of Rural Playground Development Program.
  • Implementation of Sinharaja Special Integrated Rural Development Program.
  • Implementation of Other Development Program.
  • Preparation of Consolidated District Implementation Program.
  • Public awareness Program and publication.
  • Preparation of resources profile for DS Level.
  • Preparation of resources profile for Grama Seva Division Level.

Functions of the District Planning Secretariat

  • Preparation of Annual Integrated District Development Plan.
  • Preparation and Implementation of Decentralized Budget Program.
  • Preparation and Implementation of Gamperaliya and Other Development Program.
  • Preparation of District Development Action Plan.
  • Updating Divisional Level Resource Profile.
  • Strengthening and Maintaining District Operation Room.
  • Implementation Rural Economic Development Program.
  • Conducting and Facilitating to District Coordinating Committee Meeting.
  • Conducting Progress Review Meeting.
  • Other Development Related Activities.

Progress of All Development Programmes - 2017.12.31